I am a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa  (HPCSA) and the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) working in private practice. I have rooms in Parktown North and Fourways, Johannesburg.

Training:

I completed my internship within the Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Ward at Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital and the PediatricPsychiatric Ward (Ward 80) at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. My community service year was completed at Rahima MoosaMother & Child Hospital in the Outpatient Child Psychology/Psychiatry Department.

Therapeutic Approach:

Having been employed within the public and private sector in the United States and South Africa, I have experience in working with individuals from diverse populations and backgrounds, with a wide variety of concerns. My therapeutic style is informed by dynamic psychotherapy and I focus on providing a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space to explore the individual’s unique experiences and needs.

 

I offer short and long term therapy for children, adolescents and adults to facilitate healing, self-awareness, and resilience withregard to the stressors of everyday life challenges as well as acute and chronic mental illness.

Areas of Interest:

Adjusting to significant events and changes (work, marriage, parenting, loss, trauma etc.)
Anxiety / Panic / Phobias / OCD
Attachment patterns and problems
Behavioural difficulties (anger, aggression, impulsivity, conduct disorder, oppositional and defiant behaviour)
Bereavement / Grief / Loss
Bipolar / Depression / Post Natal Depression
Burnout / Stress Management / Coping Skills
Disability and Illness
Family and/or Relationship difficulties
LGBTIQA+ affirmative support
Personality disorders/traits (e.g. self-harm, suicidal behaviour, substance use, identity difficulties)
Self-exploration and personal development
Self-Esteem / Self-Worth / Self-Confidence
Trauma Debriefing (Loss, miscarriage, domestic violence, sexual, physical and emotional abuse, rape, assault, hijacking, accidents, childhood trauma)
I have a special interest in working with Somatic and Conversion disorders (physical problems with a strong emotional component) E.g. seizures, auto-immune diseases, asthma, chest pain, psoriasis, eczema and stomach ulcers)

Services Offered:

Short and long term individual psychotherapy
Play therapy for children (5 to 13)
Support groups (DBT, trauma, grieving, parenting etc.)
Psychological assessments
Parent and family guidance/counselling
Psychological evaluation and assessment of organ transplant candidates
Corporate wellness interventions
Psycho-educational talks/presentations

Please feel free to contact me or visit my website for further details about what services I offer or to book an appointment.

Working Hours:


The Village Medical Centre

#12 7th Avenue

Parktown North

Monday & Friday: By arrangement 

247 GP Family Doctors

 

Fourways Office Park, Block 2

Cnr, Roos Street & Fourways Boulevard, Fourways

Tuesday-Thursday: 8am to 6pm

 

Or by special arrangement